And the mayor for extorting money from city employees to fund his newspaper. Read story.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Billions of cards were produced and sold around the turn of the previous century. Read story.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
A second-generation gardener, E. O. became Santa Barbara's most distinguished horticulturalist. Read story.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The origins of both the names 'Rattlesnake' and 'Las Canoas' remain a mystery. Read story.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
An arduous journey from New York brought Russel Heath finally to Carpinteria. Read story.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
From Puccini to Gershwin, he had an ear for talent. Read story.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The 19th century saw silver, gold, and even cattle hides used as media of exchange; paper currency and banks arrived later in the century. Read story.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
John, Edward, and William Diehl's grocery story was known for dazzling displays of fresh and exotic items. Read story.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
How Salsipuedes and Quarantina streets got their names. Read story.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Before the Clark mansion was built, the bluff top was home to the William Miller Graham family. Read story.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Built by the imperious Robert Odell, the Biltmore's adjunct club hosted debutantes and movie stars. Read story.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Built one of the first Monterey-style adobes in California. Read story.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Presidents have been not been strangers to Santa Barbara. Read story.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
This area’s recent history begins in 1919 with the arrival to American shores of the wealthy Colin Campbell family. Read story.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The distinctive house at Garden and Pedregosa was home to Hopkins, who built Boyland at present-day Samarkand. Read story.